TSMC November 2008 Sales Report

Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C. – December 10, 2008 - TSMC (TAIEX: 2330, NYSE: TSM) today announced its net sales for November 2008: on an unconsolidated basis, sales were NT$19,295 million, a decrease of 32.0 percent from October 2008 and a decrease of 36.0 percent from November 2007. Revenues for January through November 2008 totaled NT$308,606 million, an increase of 8.5 percent compared to the same period in 2007.

On a consolidated basis, net sales for November 2008 were NT$20,644 million, a decrease of 30.0 percent from October 2008 and a decrease of 34.0 percent from November 2007. Revenues for January through November 2008 totaled NT$318,729 million, an increase of 8.9 percent compared to the same period in 2007.